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IMPORTANT NOTICE | New health measures as of January 9

By |January 7th, 2021|

The provincial government has announced new health measures effective January 9.  These measures will have the following impacts on community services: Council Office The Council office is closed to visitors until February 8.  However, the various services will continue to be offered by telephone or e-mail. Health Center The health center remains open and continues [...]

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COVID-19 | IMPORTANT NOTICE

By |December 17th, 2020|

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IMPORTANT NOTICE | Addiction Accommodation and COVID-19 – Expanded Component

By |November 30th, 2020|

The exceptional context of the COVID-19 pandemic is creating complex situations for First Nations communities, particularly for people struggling with addiction issues. The special benefit service for addiction treatment will be exceptionally open to all First Nations members living in communities and requiring urgent treatment. This opening of the benefit ends on March 31, 2021. [...]

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IMPORTANT NOTICE | RESPECTING PUBLIC HEALTH INSTRUCTIONS

By |November 25th, 2020|

The announcement of cases of COVID-19 in the community of Odanak may cause some confusion as to the instructions to be followed according to each person's condition.  Therefore, we would like to remind you of the rules issued by the Public Health: Instructions for people with COVID-19 in home isolation Instructions for people who have [...]

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IMPORTANT NOTICE | AT LEAST ONE FIRST CASE DIAGNOSED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

By |November 24th, 2020|

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TRANSMISSION OF DOCUMENTS BY USERS TO THE BAND COUNCIL OFFICE

By |November 16th, 2020|

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Cultural appropriation – The Abenakis of Odanak and Wôlinak take a firm position

By |November 5th, 2020|

The Abenakis wish to emphasize their firm opposition to any movement of cultural appropriation by self-proclaimed groups or individuals. Proud of their rich cultural heritage, the members of the W8banaki Nation have always shown great openness in sharing their culture, traditions and rituals with Canadians, including Quebecers. However, this openness has unfortunately led to cases [...]

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NOTICE OF REOPENING

By |September 9th, 2020|

The offices of the Abenaki Council of Odanak are now reopened. Members can access the reception desk during the Council's normal business hours to, among other things, proceed with the payment in person of certain accounts. To meet with one of the agents of our different services, please make an appointment by calling 450-568-2810. | [...]

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UPDATE | Hearings for specific claims files of the W8banaki Nation

By |September 8th, 2020|

In February 2012, the First Nations of the Abenakis of Odanak and Wôlinak filed the three (3) files listed below with the Specific Claims Tribunal: SCT-2001-11: Odanak and the seigneurial regime (1635-1863); SCT-2002-11: The Seigneurie of Bécancour: the original boundaries (1647-1941); SCT-2003-11: The transfer of 38 lots in the Domaine des Abénakis de Saint-François (1858-1884). [...]

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PROJET DE LA LIGNE D’INTERCONNEXION DES APPALACHES-MAINE PAR HYDRO-QUÉBEC (In French only)

By |August 20th, 2020|

La Nation W8banaki ne reconnaît aucun chevauchement de territoire avec la Nation Huronne-Wendat Le 18 août dernier, lors d’une séance du Bureau d’audiences publiques sur l’environnement (BAPE) tenue à Thetford Mines, le Chef de la communauté d’Odanak, M. Rick O’Bomsawin, s’est prononcé au nom de la Nation W8banaki sur la position que cette dernière adoptait [...]

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